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By Deborah Leader, RN
Updated March 08, 2010
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Bullae tend to cause a worsening of dyspnea in COPD patients as they increase in size and, if they grow large enough, a bullectomy will be performed to remove them.
Learn more about bullectomy and other lung surgeries for COPD.
Deborah Leader, RN
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